Daily Archives: September 8, 2015

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The Montreal Sessions with Pop Montreal: September 8th 2015

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Pop Montreal is back for their second week here at CKUT on The Montreal Sessions! If you were lucky enough to hear last weeks episode, you would have caught this little gem taking place in our studios. Aside from talented kids singing R. Kelly and spontaneous songs about pooping from Commander Clark, Pop Montreal’s Daniel Seligman brought us an episode with great tunes and informative talks about this years festival. If you liked what you heard, make sure to tune in today from 3-5pm to catch more folks from Pop MTL and a live performance from Heartstreets, who are a local electronic/hip-hop/R&B duo.

You can read more about Pop Montreal on their website, and catch all episodes (if you happen to accidentally miss them) on our archives~~

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Album Review: Drainolith – Hysteria

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The dark, droning, quirky massacre that is Drainolith’s “Hysteria” has obtained a certain aesthetic that can only possibly be described as Montreal underground. The combination of Alexander Moskos’ wild array of unique talents has produced a genre-smashing ensemble sound culminating in an album that is simply marvelous across the board and especially perfect for the CKUT scene. Continue reading

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Album Review: Satoko Fujii Tobira – Yamiyo Ni Karasu

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I inserted the CD in the CD-player, pressed “play”, and waited for the music to begin. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I did not expect what penetrated my ears. Something similar to a screech ensued, making all the hair on my skin stand right up. I almost pressed “next” because I could not take it anymore! But my curiosity drove me to continue listening. Continue reading